A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and reliable red fall color; distinctive form and rich colors make this a choice shade tree, ideal for larger landscapes; intolerant of alkaline soils. Red Sunset Red Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage which emerges red in spring. The lobed leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall.
Size: 16 Gallon 250cm
Characteristics: Fantastic foliage.
Light: Full Sun
When planting, use Garden Gallery Plant Starter 10-50-10 to reduce transplant shock and ensure establishment. Continue with Garden Gallery All Gro 20-20-20 which provides an even balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potash for fabulous foliage.